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Alcock, John P. "What Genealogists Should Know about 18th Century Virginia Law" in 18th Century Virginia Law. Friends of the Virginia State Archives. Speech presented November 17, 1999. http://home.hiwaay.net/~woliver/Virginia_Law.html

Buffardi, Harry C. “Sheriffs in the Chesapeake Counties” in The History of the Office of Sheriff, Chapter 8, 1998.
http://www.correctionhistory.org/html/chronicl/sheriff/ch8.htm

"Church vs State: Historical Background -An Electronic Field Trip? in Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and PBS Teacher Resource Service."
http://www.cwf.org/history/teaching/eft.cfm

"Colonial Williamsburg" in City of Williamsburg Virginia. http://www.history.org/

Courthouse in Almanacks, Places and Historic Buildings. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 2002.
http://www.history.org/Almanack/places/hb/hbcourt.cfm

Gill, Harold B. “Williamsburg and the Demimonde: Disorderly Houses, the Blue Bell, and Certain Hints of Harlotry” in Colonial Williamsburg: The Journal of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Autumn 2001. http://www.history.org/foundation/journal/autumn01/demimonde.cfm

Isaac, Rhys. The Transformation of Virginia 1740-1790. University of North Carolina Press, 1982.

Langley, Jennifer, Michael Munger, Kenneth Litteral, and Stephen Camper. “Law” in Colonial America, 1607-1783. University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2001.
http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/allam/16071783/law.htm

Olmert, Michael. “Court Is Now in Session, The” in Colonial Williamsburg: The Journal of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Summer 1991, pp. 8-15.

Olmert, Michael. “ Market Square” in Official Guide to Colonial Williamsburg. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1998. pp. 39-40.

Olson-Raymer, Gayle. “The Evolving Colonial Criminal Justice System.” CSU Humboldt. http://www.humboldt.edu/~go1/hist110/unit1/criminaljustice.html

Roe, Melissa. Differential Tolerances and Accepted Punishments for Disobedient Indentured Servants and Their Masters in Colonial Courts. Lafayette College, n.d.
http://www.eh.net/Clio/Publications/indentured.shtml

“Trial of Abigail Briggs, The.” Colonial Williamsburg Department of School and Group Services. http://www.history.org/history/teaching/briggs.cfm